Child and Family Caseworker and Children's Caseworker

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Weave - Child and Family Caseworker and Children's Caseworker

Reference No: Weave - Child and Family Caseworker and Children's Caseworker

Weave Youth and Community Services

Applications Closing: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 12:00

Summary of Role 

Providing casework support to women with children  aged  0 - 12 years residing in the City of Sydney LGA. Providing child care to children 0 - 5 years for parents/ carers attending the centre for casework, counselling and parent education groups. For further information regarding the role, refer to the job description attached.

This role is a 56 or 63 hour per fortnight part time opportunity pending experience/availability.

SCHCADS SACS Level 3-4 Paypoint 4.1 - 4.4 $36.98 - $41.09 per hour depending on qualifications and experience

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Details
Category: Care & Support Work
Field: Early Childhood, Family, Children and Youth
Employment basis: Part-time
Job Location: Inner City Sydney
About us

Weave Youth and Community Services

Child and Family Caseworker and Children’s Worker

Women and Children’s Centre, Waterloo 

 

  • Work with a dynamic and well-respected NGO with over 40 years experience working with the community

  • Enjoy a culture where your creative ideas and ways of working are valued and given space to be implemented.

Position details
Qualifications:

Relevant tertiary qualification/s in Social Work, Community Work, Social Sciences or similar.

Essential Selection Criteria:

SELECTION CRITERIA:

Qualifications, experience and mandatory requirements

●  Relevant tertiary qualification/s in Social Work, Community Work, Social Sciences or similar.

●  Experience in a caseworker role providing support to women and families with complex trauma histories and support needs.

●  Experience in providing child care to children and families with complex needs.

●  Experience in working with Child Protection issues, and knowledge of Child Protection legislation and tools.

●  Knowledge and understanding of relevant referral pathways to health, education, employment, recreational, cultural, housing, mental health, legal, drug and alcohol and other support services.

●  Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal people and communities, and an understanding of the strengths of Aboriginal people and the impacts of intergenerational trauma on Aboriginal people residing in Redfern, Waterloo and surrounding areas in the City of Sydney LGA.

●  Understanding of issues affecting women from CALD backgrounds.

●  Understanding of the social justice issues facing women and children residing

in Redfern, Waterloo and surrounding areas in the City of Sydney LGA.

●  Understanding and demonstrated experience of working within a trauma informed, healing centred, strength based, person centred, feminist and culturally appropriate framework.

●  An ability to understand and manage community dynamics.

●  NSW Working with Children Clearance and National Police Check.

●  Driver’s License.

Skills and attributes

●  Highly developed time management and organisational skills demonstrating attention to detail and the ability to complete tasks in a timely manner.

●  Ability to work independently and use initiative.

●  Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

●  Strong advocacy skills.

●  Demonstrated interpersonal and relationship building skills.

●  Ability to work as a team member and with a high degree of autonomy.

●  Strong computer and IT literacy skills.

●  Common sense and an excellent sense of humour.

Contact details
How to apply

Applications including a current Resume and a document specifically responding to and outlining how you meet each of the Selection Criteria (List of criteria included in the Job Description Document), should be emailed to recruitment@weave.org.au

Date posted: 28 August 2019

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